This surely has to be the definitive guide to the HISTORY of Route 66. From cover to cover this book is filled with excellent photos, facts and interviews with many people who made the route - 'The Mother Road'. The Authors personal fondness for the road is apparent throughout, as is his dismay at its demise as a result of the newer major lane highways. If you intend to travel Route 66 and are looking for a quick reference guide to take with you, this is not the book. If however before you take the trip you want to find out why this Road has captured peoples imaginations so intensly, buy this book without hesitation.